The table below looks at the statistics for ITIL Certification in IT contracts advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited ITIL Certification over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL) Certification
Rank 102 85 68
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -17
Contract jobs citing ITIL Certification 4 5 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 0.22% 0.36% 1.06%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.59% 2.62% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate - £425 £215
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +97.67%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £375 £325
% change year-on-year
-13.33% +15.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £14.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.37%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £18.00 £14.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+26.31% -18.57%
ITIL Certification
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in contract jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
252 191 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Manchester 13.72% 13.66% 15.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 104 89
Average daily rate £390 £389 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.38% +11.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £251 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £680 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.53% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 13 10
Average hourly rate £21.25 £13.00 £12.69
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.46% +2.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.80 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £15.66 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £21.00 £17.25
% change year-on-year
+90.47% +21.73%

ITIL Certification
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

ITIL Certification Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Daily Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing ITIL Certification across the Manchester region.

ITIL Certification Hourly Rate Trend in Manchester

ITIL Certification
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification.

1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) Finance
3 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 4 (23.53%) SSL
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (23.53%) PKI
3 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Threat Management
4 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
4 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) WAN
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (11.76%) MS Office
5 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 2 (11.76%) CISM
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Active Directory

ITIL Certification
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Manchester region citing ITIL Certification also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited ITIL Certification. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (23.53%) Firewall
1 4 (23.53%) SSL
2 3 (17.65%) WAN
3 1 (5.88%) NAS
3 1 (5.88%) Network Security
3 1 (5.88%) SAN
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Change and Release Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Change Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) IT Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Release Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) PKI
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Clustering
4 1 (5.88%) Replication
4 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (100.00%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Service Management
3 4 (23.53%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (23.53%) Threat Management
3 4 (23.53%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Application Rationalisation
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
4 3 (17.65%) Release Management
4 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
4 3 (17.65%) SIEM
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.76%) ITSM
5 2 (11.76%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Management
6 1 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.88%) ITIL V3
6 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 1 (5.88%) C
2 1 (5.88%) C++
2 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
2 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Python
2 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CESG Certified Professional
1 2 (11.76%) CISM
1 2 (11.76%) CISMP
1 2 (11.76%) CISSP
1 2 (11.76%) CLAS
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (5.88%) XenApp
2 1 (5.88%) XenDesktop
2 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SmoothWall
2 1 (5.88%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) CheckPoint
3 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Clearswift
4 2 (11.76%) Kaspersky
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) Lotus
5 1 (5.88%) NetApp
5 1 (5.88%) Remedy
5 1 (5.88%) ServiceNow